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IDAHO ESCAPEE CAPTURED NEAR S.L.

He was returned to Colorado to face escape charges there.

Cisneros left a halfway house in Denver before turning up in Jerome. He was arrested early this year and charged with driving without a license, resisting arrest and being fugitive from justice.

On March 21, Cisneros slipped out of a jail window, using a hacksaw blade smuggled in by his girlfriend.

Although Jerome County Sheriff Larry Gold has conceded his office was warned of a possible escape shortly before Cisneros got away, he said such rumors are common.

Since the escape, the jailer who was on duty at the time has left his job and filed a $1 million tort claim against the county.

Gold said David Hood resigned, but Hood says in his claim that he was wrongfully terminated.

The Idaho attorney general's office looked into the escape and turned over his report to Jerome County Prosecutor John Horgan last month.

Horgan has refused to publicize the report, saying it is part of an investigation into possible criminal charges over the escape.

After fleeing Jerome, Cisneros continued to elude officers, despite being listed in the National Crime Information Center computer system.

But Friday evening, deputies were called to Magna in Salt Lake County, Prescott said. A deputy asked for the man's identification and was given a fake driver's license, he said.

When the deputy went to his patrol car to report the license number on a Ford Mustang, Cisneros ran away. The car had been stolen from Denver, Prescott said.

Cisneros was caught shortly after and charged with possession of stolen credit cards taken in a burglary, Prescott said. Utah authorities then learned he had two outstanding arrest warrants for escape.

Cisneros was taken to Littleton, Colo., by U.S. marshals, Jerome County Undersheriff Gerald Brant said. An Idaho warrant charging Cisneros with escape has been sent to the Colorado jail, he said.

"He was scheduled to be released (from the Colorado jail) in 1996. We won't get him here in Jerome until after that," Brant said. "This takes a lot off people's minds. Maybe justice does get served."